Owl Song at Dawn · Press & Reviews

Owl Song at Dawn Wings its Way into the World

Last week’s Northern Launch of Owl Song at Dawn proved to be a truly humbling affair. Thank you to all the very many of you who celebrated with me at the Williamson Art Gallery in my hometown of Birkenhead. Since the novel features a cast of characters with various different disabilities, it was great to showcase the different… Continue reading Owl Song at Dawn Wings its Way into the World

Owl Song at Dawn

Owl Song at Dawn captured by Legend Press

  It is my very great pleasure to share with you the news that Legend Press has acquired my novel, Owl Song at Dawn, which they will publish mid-2016. Since the novel was inspired by my autistic sister, I feel particular gratitude to the team at Legend for their commitment to celebrating the kinds of voices that have… Continue reading Owl Song at Dawn captured by Legend Press

The Memoir Garden

A Garden Full of Memories

I am proud to announce that last night Councillor Allan Lawson, Mayor of Dacorum Borough Council, opened Sunnyside Rural Trust’s memorial garden. This beautiful and innovative space is a physical representation of the poems in The Memoir Garden, the collection that documents my Arts Council writing residency with Sunnyside Rural Trust. Each poem is comprised of the… Continue reading A Garden Full of Memories

The Memoir Garden

The Memoir Garden locally and nationally

The Memoir Garden poets have been spreading the word about our collection of poems from the words and experiences of adults with learning disabilities. The collection proved such a success locally that Waterstones in Berkhamsted restocked for the third time, we ordered a second print run, and held a London launch, kindly hosted by New York University in London. A… Continue reading The Memoir Garden locally and nationally